Dire Straits — Brothers In Arms
Album: Brothers In Arms
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8.7

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Total ratings: 3910
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Released: 1985
Length: 6:31
Plays (last 30 days): 2
These mist covered mountains
Are a home now for me
But my home is the lowlands
And always will be
Some day you'll return to
Your valleys and your farms
And you'll no longer burn
To be brothers in arms

Through these fields of destruction
Baptisms of fire
I've witnessed your suffering
As the battle raged higher
And though they did hurt me so bad
In the fear and alarm
You did not desert me
My brothers in arms

There's so many different worlds
So many different suns
And we have just one world
But we live in different ones

Now the sun's gone to hell
And the moon's riding high
Let me bid you farewell
Every man has to die
But it's written in the starlight
And every line in your palm
We're fools to make war
On our brothers in arms
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37 listeners voted "Sucko Barfo"?
Ted Nugent? Kid Rock? Who are the other 35?

Thank you  Dire Straits 
for  Brothers In Arms

10 - Godlike for me   TY RP


Pas de concurrence depuis toutes ces années !
 Elsabe wrote:
 - Faithful_Fool wrote:

I concur. Actually reached over a 2nd time to turn it up more.

 

Exactly - immediately reached for the volume button....

 
Laughing a bit...  I turned up the volume, then came over to see what others had to say about this one.  HaHa!  Seems like the thing to do.  
 - Faithful_Fool wrote:

I concur. Actually reached over a 2nd time to turn it up more.

 

Exactly - immediately reached for the volume button....
 expatlar wrote:
Funny how this one just keeps makin' ya' reach over and turn it up a little...

 
I concur. Actually reached over a 2nd time to turn it up more.
 westslope wrote:
Listened to an NPR podcast this morning that informed me of the very high suicide rates among American female veterans.  
 
Tragic.  

 
It's not just female vets. The suicide rate among Vietnam vets (not sure the percentage of females among Vietnam vets) is also very high.
 AKMacAddict wrote:
A solid 10, for one of my all time top ten.  Hadn't heard it on RP before.  Quite a pleasant surprise when it came up in the rotation this evening.  Thanks!

 
And worth the repeat, to start the day off right!
What is this today, some classic Rock playlist?? Excellent choice! {#Music}
A solid 10, for one of my all time top ten.  Hadn't heard it on RP before.  Quite a pleasant surprise when it came up in the rotation this evening.  Thanks!

Thank you  Dire Straits 
for  Brothers In Arms

10 - Godlike for me   :-)))

 

 


 Dosequis wrote:
Not gonna look at some stupid ass Hollywood TV show.
Search: Miami Vice "Where the Buses Don't Run" ... So good.  This song is great!

 

 
Are you always a little b*&ch?

Here is the link for anyone with taste:
Good Scene from a show that featured A+ music

 


yep - definately a glitch in this - while listening on the app for mac: rudely cut off in the middle of the climax on the end (a true crime{#Fire} in a perfect flow)
 

Yes   PSD got me

Dire Straits
Brothers In Arms

BUT I get ONLY SILENCE      :-(  :-(

 


T H A N K  Y O U

Dire Straits  for
Brothers In Arms

This is 10 - Godlike for me

 


 Tippster wrote:
I'm just stunned that 37 people gave this a "1."

 
Dave Matthews fans, fckrs.
 
Listened to an NPR podcast this morning that informed me of the very high suicide rates among American female veterans.  
 
Tragic.  
Best musical indictment against war I've ever heard
{#Notworthy}

Thank you  Dire Straits  for
Brothers In Arms

 10 Godlike  to me


Funny how this one just keeps makin' ya' reach over and turn it up a little...
I remember a season of West Wing wrapping up with this song playing, accompanied by an extreme closeup of President Bartlett (Martin Sheen) at a press conference before the screen went black.
One of their very, very best.  You can almost fee; the mountains of Scotland, England, or many other countries.  Thanks for playing.
This is one of the greatest tracks this station plays. Grabs me every time. 
 
Whew. 
Good memories, and can still listen to this any time....
Great tune - incredible lead guitar melody
Not a Dire Straits fan but this is a solid 9 all day long.
NY Times 12-23-16:
"President-elect Donald J. Trump on Friday intensified his threat to “expand” America’s nuclear arsenal, saying he was willing to restart a nuclear arms race . . ."
Gratitude for playing my fav song from their best album! thanks Bill, healthy 2017 and beyond!
Very fine.
 Cueburned wrote:

That'd be Bruce McGill.  I ran a recording studio in Santa Barbara some time back and Bruce came in to do a commercial VO.  I set up the studio and engineered the recording. We got a chance to chat between takes.  I told him how much I liked Animal House and that I dug his performance as D-Day.  He looked at me, stepped up to the mic and performed the Lone Ranger Theme by flicking his fingers on his throat - just like in the movie.  What a cool thing to do for a fan.      

 
That is really awesome! I LOLed. A life-changing moment, I bet.

"Daniel Simpson Day...has no grade point average."
Absolutely outstanding. It is one of their finest songs. So much feeling. I would rate his guitar playing as one of the finest around, and very close to Dave Gilmour. Thanks for playing it this evening!
 jimtyrrell wrote:
This is the best of one the best albums ever. 9
War is such bullshit! Great lyrics and guitar and I love the organ part towards the end. 

 
Amen to what you say here, brother, especially to the organ part. Thanks for pointing that out.
You've got ears, my friend. 
 GuiltyFeat wrote:
Never been a Dire Straits fanboy. Never bought this album on CD. They have some nice tunes. This is one of their nicest.

 
Gee, that's very nice of you. 
That Dire Straits has some nice tunes is quite an understatement. 
 LizK wrote:
If Mark Knopfler never did anything else....

 
{#Notworthy}{#Sunny}{#Yes}
Never been a Dire Straits fanboy. Never bought this album on CD. They have some nice tunes. This is one of their nicest.
In today's world nothing could be more apt 😢
 ShaunJ wrote:

There is a simple explanation for that. Those 37 peeps only have taste in their mouths, not in music {#Cheesygrin}

 
LOL!    

It was easy to rate this one a 10.   
A few years ago I was taking a taxi to the airport in Brussels, Belgium at 4:00 AM. This song was playing on the radio in the cab as we rode through the dark streets. Needless to say, I enjoyed the ride.
 Tippster wrote:
I'm just stunned that 37 people gave this a "1."

 
There is a simple explanation for that. Those 37 peeps only have taste in their mouths, not in music {#Cheesygrin}
 Sunman wrote:
There aren't many songs I will listen to multiple times in a row but this is one of them.

 
Amen to that. An extraordinary track. 
This song has always moved me, but hearing it today of all days is spine tingling.
Just a few hours ago I finally received a copy of Hell Upon Earth, a book about Canadian soldiers in WWI. It includes an account of my grandfather being wounded at Vimy Ridge.... before he returned to his farm in the valley.
I've been immersed in WWI memorabilia and history all day.
Thank you, Bill, for providing the soundtrack. 
10. Solid 10.
I'm just stunned that 37 people gave this a "1."
Out-freakin-standing. Along with David Gilmour, one of my favorite guitarists.
There aren't many songs I will listen to multiple times in a row but this is one of them.
Great tune, keep playing it
 
A masterwork. One of the best musical indictments against war I've ever listened to.
 RedGuitar wrote:
I always think of the Miami Vice episode this was used in.  I think the guy that played D-Day in Animal House was in it.

 
That'd be Bruce McGill.  I ran a recording studio in Santa Barbara some time back and Bruce came in to do a commercial VO.  I set up the studio and engineered the recording. We got a chance to chat between takes.  I told him how much I liked Animal House and that I dug his performance as D-Day.  He looked at me, stepped up to the mic and performed the Lone Ranger Theme by flicking his fingers on his throat - just like in the movie.  What a cool thing to do for a fan.